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Interest for Austria grows

Interest from the India market to Austria and neighbouring regions will only increase with time, claims Ishvinder Maddh, Managing Director, Robinville Intech. TT Bureau The recent Robinville Tourism Conclave—The Roadshow, by Robinville Intech in association with its partners, saw the bigwigs of the travel trade industry from three cities in …

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Unfaltering travel protection ensured

TrawellTag Cover-More protects over 3.8 million travellers globally, with a focus on claims-handling efficiencies. TT Bureau Globalisation has led to an increase in the number of working professionals travelling to faraway countries for official commitments, but healthcare facilities at many countries have failed to catch up with the pace. TrawellTag …

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A push for sustainability

Amit Kishore, Co-founder, Eastbound Group, claims that sustainability is the way forward for the travel industry, and the group continuously innovates its itineraries to further this goal. TT Bureau Today, sustainability in travel is not just a choice, but a need. Amit Kishore agrees that sustainable tourism is a shift …

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Maharashtra aims big

Maharashtra has the potential to attract tourists from around the world, and the state’s tourism department is presently focused on attracting more visitors from the US and China. Nisha Verma Jayakumar Jitendrasinh Rawal explains how Maharashtra has many dimensions for tourism just like any other part of India. Mumbai, Pune, …

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Minar Group honoured with TRAVTALK-WTM award

Minar Group received the TRAVTALK-WTM World Travel Leaders award at the recently-held World Travel Market in London, as recognition of the group’s contribution to the industry in offering authentic experiential travel. TT Bureau The World Travel Leaders awards honours companies and individuals for their outstanding contribution to the industry over …

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Gold Medal now in India

Gold Medal, the largest travel consolidator in the Middle East, has expanded its operations to India. The company wants to ensure ease of B2B bookings, especially in Tier-II, III and IV. TT Bureau Being one of the leading providers of air and non-air products to the travel trade, agents in …

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Europamundo adds products

Looking at the success enjoyed in the Indian market, Europamundo Vacations, the coach tour operator affiliated to the UNWTO, is all set to come up with over 150 new products in the next financial year. With both global and Indian interest levels on the rise, the company aims to add …

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A life less ordinary in the trade

For Manish Kriplani, MD, Baywatch Travels, life has not been a cakewalk, but he has ensured that his and his family’s dreams come true. His mother has been his hero and her blessings have got him so far. A luxury travel expert, Manish Kriplani hasn’t had it easy. At 17, …

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End 2 end with EbixCash

The travel arm of EbixCash aims to aggregate the market and facilitate a seamless flow of information which, it says, can be done by making it the largest cohesive travel solution provider. TT Bureau Robin Raina, President & CEO, Ebix Inc and EbixCash, has said that the travel vertical of …

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Is joint bank guarantee viable?

Travel agents have floated the idea of a joint bank guarantee, taken by travel associations, for an extended credit line in the hospitality sector. Is the proposition a win-win for agents and hoteliers alike? Pradip Lulla, Acting President and Vice President, TAFI All travel agents don’t have volumes in the …

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